DRIVING IN GILBERT STATION
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Survey responses will be accepted until March 16th, 2021.
EXISTING ROADWAY CONDITIONS
Current pavement condition data from the Town’s Pavement Management System was analyzed to determine the conditions of roadways today. Findings show:
Good to Excellent Conditions: 72% of streets evaluated.
Areas of Concern: Arterials segments with some of the poorest pavement conditions include Guadalupe Road, Elliot Road, Gilbert Road, and Val Vista Drive.
Pavement quality is generally in worse condition in the northern portion of the Town, which may be attributed to the age of the streets in comparison to the newly built roads south of SR 202.
CURRENT CONGESTION LEVELS
To create multimodal travel solutions to improve traveling in and through Gilbert, it is important to understand where current congestion issues occur. As illustrated on the right, congestion levels vary throughout the Town.
Congestion on Major Streets: 74% of major streets evaluate have moderate to low congestion levels.
Areas of Concern: Some segments of Cooper Road, Lindsay Road, Val Vista Drive, Guadalupe Road, Warner Road, Ray Road, Pecos Road, Germann Road and Ocotillo Road and have the highest congestion levels in the Town.
Top 5 Congested Intersections:
Chandler Heights Road and Higley Road
Ray Road and Lindsay Road
Pecos Road and Power Road
Ray Road and Gilbert Road
McQueen Road and Elliot Road
Did you know that in Gilbert a crash occurs every 3 hours? Between 2015 and 2019, over 15,000 crashes have occurred within the Town. Key crash analysis findings show:
Crashes have increased by more than 18% since 2015.
Crashes occurring at intersections account for 59% of all crashes.
Priority, High Injury Intersections:
Elliot Road and Val Vista Drive
Guadalupe Road and Val Vista Drive
Guadalupe Road and Lindsay Road
Ray Road and Recker Road
Germann Road and Higley Road
The efficient movement of freight, goods, and packages is extremely important to Gilbert and the region’s economic prosperity. Gilbert has designated specific roadways as “principal truck routes”. By doing so, trucks can have more direct service and the impact of truck travel along a single corridor is eliminated.
WHERE ARE PEOPLE TRAVELING?
Using a variety travel data information, we can begin to understand where Gilbert residents are traveling to and where our visitors are coming from. Key findings show:
22% of people that work in Gilbert live in Gilbert (US Census)
For trips originating in Gilbert, trips are primarily to destinations in Gilbert, Mesa, Chandler, Tempe, or Phoenix.
Trips to Gilbert for work, are primarily from trips originating in Gilbert, Mesa, Florence, and Pinal County.